Sergio Peris-Mencheta

Luis Sergio Peris-Mencheta Barrio (born 7 April 1975), better known as Sergio Peris-Mencheta, is a Spanish theatre, cinema, and television actor, as well as a theatre director.[1] He has appeared in more than forty films since 1997.

Sergio Peris-Mencheta
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Sergio Peris-Mencheta in 2016
Born (1975-04-07) 7 April 1975 (age 46)
Years active1997-present

Life and careerEdit

Barrio was born in 1975 in Madrid,[2] son to a Spanish father and a Moscow-born mother, daughter of Spanish exiles.[3] A rugby player for the team of the Lycée Français,[4] he also was part of international teams that won several championships, and was captain of his youth team. After finishing secondary school, he enrolled at the Charles III University of Madrid,[5] but while participating in the university theater group directed by Inés París he discovered a desire to become an actor.

In 1998, Peris-Mencheta landed a role in Al salir de clase, which earned him popularity.[6]

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Les Marins perdus
2004 Earth's Skin Pablo
Secret Agents Raymond
2006 The Borgia Cesare Borgia
2007 His Majesty Minor
2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife Ángel Ortiz
Love Ranch
2018 Life Itself Javier
2019 Rambo: Last Blood Hugo Martinez
2017-present Snowfall Gustavo


  1. ^ "Sergio Peris-Mencheta: "El teatro debe tener la verdad del cine" |". Retrieved 2017-02-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Sergio Peris-Mencheta: "He abandonado más lecturas de las que he terminado"". Babelia. El País. 10 October 2020.
  3. ^ Román, Manuel (5 February 2019). "Sergio Peris-Mencheta, a tiros contra Rambo". Libertad Digital.
  4. ^ "Peris Mencheta: "La sensación de ensayar es incomparable"". 9 January 2012.
  5. ^ García, Rocío (6 January 2013). ""Me imponen más Lorca y Chéjov que Shakespeare"". El País.
  6. ^ "Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Premio Escena del Festival de Teatro Lazarillo". SGAE. 17 August 2016.

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